Freit vs Frett - What's the difference?

freit | frett |


As nouns the difference between freit and frett

is that freit is (scotland) a superstitious object or obvservance; a charm, an omen while frett is a vitreous compound, used by potters in glazing, consisting of lime, silica, borax, lead, and soda or frett can be (mining) the worn side of the bank of a river.

freit

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (Scotland) A superstitious object or obvservance; a charm, an omen.
  • * 1982 , (TC Boyle), Water Music , Penguin 2006, p. 215:
  • He was a toad, a worm, a freit – not fit for human company.
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    frett

    English

    Etymology 1

    See frit.

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A vitreous compound, used by potters in glazing, consisting of lime, silica, borax, lead, and soda.
  • Etymology 2

    See fret.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (mining) The worn side of the bank of a river.
  • (Webster 1913)